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July 7, 2020, 12:20 AM

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Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Facebook, Telegram, Google, and Twitter say they have suspended requests for user data from Hong Kong police, following a new national security law by China  —  The social network said it would review the city's punitive new national security law, a rare public questioning of Chinese policy by a large American tech company.
Ina Fried / Axios:
TikTok to pull its app from Google Play and App Store in Hong Kong in light of new security law, says it doesn't and wouldn't share info with Chinese government  —  TikTok said Monday night that it would pull its social video platform out of the Google and Apple app stores in Hong Kong amid …
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
A list of some tech companies the SBA says have received PPP loans of more than $150K; Bird and Index Ventures say they are wrongly listed  —  Scooter companies, AV startups, LIDAR manufacturers among companies receiving PPP loans  —  Bird, the beleaguered e-scooter company …
Benjamin Wallace / Vulture:
Inside Quibi's implosion, aided by the divisive management styles of Katzenberg and Whitman, compounded by a failure to understand its digital-native audience  —  The Emmy race has begun!  Vulture is taking a close look at the contenders until nomination-round voting closes on July 13.
Alex Sherman / CNBC:
Uber buys food delivery service Postmates for $2.65B in an all-stock deal  —  - Uber agreed to buy Postmates, the fourth-largest U.S. delivery food service, for $2.65 billion in stock.  — Uber had attempted to acquire GrubHub last month but talks failed.
Casey Newton / The Interface:
Ilya Banares / Bloomberg:
Canadian privacy watchdog says Clearview AI will cease offering facial recognition tech in Canada and suspend its contract with RCMP  —  Canada's privacy watchdog said facial recognition software provider Clearview AI Inc. will no longer offer its services in the country …
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